13 May 2015

UCorp to strike a deal with beverage vendor

The campus community may soon experience a homogenizing of beverages available at SF State if University Corporation strikes a deal with an official beverage vendor in the coming months. The

04 Apr 2015

University Corporation seeks replacement for Asia Express vendor

University Corporation released a Request For Proposals April 3 inviting businesses to apply for tenancy in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The RFP process will determine which business takes over the

18 Feb 2015

Rock band’s local recognition elevates to West coast tour

Sex, drugs and teenage rebellion collided to set the scene for Hungry Skinny’s first show in a former nun convent in the Haight-Ashbury district. The San Francisco band that has committed to rocking

17 Feb 2015

University Corporation holds future of long-time vendor

As far back as he can remember Felix Meng has worked alongside his parents at their restaurant, Asia Express, in the lower level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center at

28 Jan 2015

A slew of new shuttles arrive for students on first days of semester

New shuttle bus service made available for student commuters to on beginning days of the spring 2015 semester

23 Jan 2015

ASI board attempts to slow Panda Express deal

Associated Students Inc. moved to pump the brakes on a vendor deal between SF State and Panda Express during its board meeting Wednesday with a resolution urging University Corporation to

03 Jan 2015

National restaurant chain Panda Express to be possible university vendor

SF State University Corporation may create a new vendor policy and welcome a national restaurant chain to do business on campus in the coming semester. A recent proposal to offer

03 Dec 2014

Gator Scheduler to help make registration process easier

The University debuted a new tool that will allow students to personalize schedules based on graduation needs and availability in time for priority registration beginning Dec. 5. Students can insert general education requirements and breaks

20 Nov 2014

Obama takes step in right direction for immigration policy in some students’ eyes

President Obama wielded his authority over Congress today with a plan for immigration reform that has the potential to ease the threat of deportation for millions of undocumented people–and students–living

14 Nov 2014

CFA and CSU reach agreement on first-year contract, will negotiate for following years

The California State University board of trustees ratified a tentative agreement with the California Faculty Association Wednesday, which outlines a three-year contract for faculty members. Ongoing negotiations between the CSU and

Miguel Castillo and Ana Morales pose for a photo in front of the make shift photobooth at the IDEAS meeting in the library Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Martin Bustamante/Xpress.
14 Nov 2014

Undocumented students come together to share stories and discover opportunities

Given another child’s birth certificate and instructed to lie about his mother’s name, Miguel Castillo was taken by a guide and smuggled across the border at just three years old.

13 Nov 2014

ASI board of directors to temporarily remain in command of student funds after vote

Associated Students Inc. board of directors rejected a proposition that would authorize university supervision of student governed funds Wednesday, in an effort to maintain control of their accounts. The proposal

Professor Rabab Abdulhadi stands beside GUPS President Lubna Morrar as she recites a poem by Samih Al-Qassem, at the 7th Annual Edward Said Mural Celebration in the SF State Student Event Center on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.
06 Nov 2014

Palestinian students embrace the power of culture, celebrate activist mural

Students paraded with Palestinian flags at Malcolm X Plaza for the seventh annual celebration of a mural painted on the student center that features prominent Palestinian educator, writer, philosopher and

28 Oct 2014

Demonstrators attempt to take the future of city college into their own hands during commission trial

The accreditation saga of City College of San Francisco embarked on a new chapter yesterday as the trial against the accrediting commission threatening its existence commenced. Dozens of demonstrators gathered

SF State students fall to the ground at the Die In in memory of all of the innocent lives lost through police hands. The attendants came together to march in a national day of protest to stop police brutality, repression and the criminalization of a generation Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at Malcolm X Plaza. Amanda Peterson / Xpress.
22 Oct 2014

Students drop in Malcolm X Plaza in demonstration against police brutality

At the sound of three bangs, dozens of bodies dropped to the ground of Malcolm X Plaza as a part of a “Die In” demonstration for people killed by police brutality.

16 Oct 2014

CFA reaches tentative agreement over labor contracts with CSU

The California Faculty Association reached a tentative agreement over contract negotiations with the California State University system Oct. 15 Though not set in stone, the agreement is a step closer

Ahkeel Mestayer (front right) participates in an exercise during the "Feminism for Bros" event at J. Paul Leonard Library in San Francisco, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.
16 Oct 2014

Feminism for Bros workshop redefines theory as all gender-variant

A discussion-based workshop titled “Feminism For Bros” invited all genders to redefine what it means to be a feminist and joined the gender inequity conversation at SF State yesterday. “There

Michael Ritter marches and chants in a picket line in front of SF State Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Students and faculty members gathered at the corner of 19th and Holloway avenues occupying part of the campus entrance.
07 Oct 2014

Faculty members ask students to join in solidarity for new labor contracts

SF State faculty marched along the corner of Holloway and 19th Avenue today, marking the 99th day without a new labor contract. Students and other organizations joined the California Faculty

Sister Roma, joined by fellow drag personalities at San Francisco's City Hall, expresses her gratitude for Facebook's decision to revisit its "Real Name" policy, making it possible for drag queens and kings to maintain their online identities on Friday, Oct. 2, 2014.
02 Oct 2014

Drag queens rejoice in success over Facebook’s real name policy

Drag queens kicked up their heels in celebration of a victory over Facebook’s real-name policy at San Francisco city hall today. The social network promised to adjust protocol after a

Alcatraz visitors observe Ai Weiwei's “Trace”, an art installation of over 175 portraits made entirely of LEGO, each face depicting a subject of political detainment, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.
27 Sep 2014

Famous Chinese artist’s latest exhibition on Alcatraz Island explores freedom and restraint

Art and activism collide on Alcatraz Island in Ai Weiwei, a Chinese contemporary artist’s latest exhibition—an exploration of freedom and restraint. Once a confinement for the nation’s most notorious criminals, the

23 Sep 2014

CSU faculty contract negotiations at standstill after 100 days

California faculty members approach their 100th day without a new labor contract after months of salary and workload disputes with the California State University (CSU) system. The California Faculty Association

21 Sep 2014

CCSF accreditation crisis heads to trial

A city judge denied community college accreditors exemption from state law last Friday, upholding the Oct. 27th trial that will determine validity of its sanctions against City College of San

09 Sep 2014

SF State commits to sexual assault policies following federal legislation

Revisions to federal education policy changed how SF State addresses incidents of sexual assault beginning this semester, upholding a nationwide push for gender equity in college communities. Under the policy,

SF State's Voice judge Kenneth Collins, left, listens to contestants during the audition performances inside Jack Adams Hall in San Francisco Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
31 Aug 2014

ASI President resigns one week into the new semester

Associated Students, Inc. board member Sara Padash will now head the student government board following the resignation of former President Kenneth Collins. The board announced the change in presidency Aug.